Commonwealth Games: New Zealand defeated England to earn T20 cricket bronze

Suzie Bates helped New Zealand to victory against England
Suzie Bates – who played basketball for the New Zealand Olympic team in Beijing in 2008 – now holds a Commonwealth medal
Commonwealth Games Twenty20 medal matches, Edgbaston:
Bronze Medal: New Zealand 111-2 (11.5 overs) beat England 110-9 (20 overs) by eight wickets – score card
Gold medal (17:00 BST) – Australia v Indiascore card

New Zealand won the first women’s cricket medal awarded at a Commonwealth Games, beating England comfortably to bronze in Edgbaston.

The White Ferns needed less than 12 overs to reach their goal of 111 after host nation England were limited to 110-9 of their 20 overs.

Captain Sophie Devine topped the score with an unbeaten 51 as the Kiwis ran home for the loss of just two wickets.

Favorites Australia now face India at 5pm BST for the gold medal.

More to follow.

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